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  1. last night on late night
    Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer Discover Joys of Trash Talk During SNL Victory LapLet’s see those claps!
  2. national emergency declaration
    Trump Counting on Supreme Court to Vindicate His Emergency DeclarationTrump did the legal case for his emergency declaration no good in his rambling press appearance announcing it.
  3. the national interest
    Democrats Need an Ambitious Climate Plan. The Green New Deal Isn’t It.Why the much-hyped plan fails on policy and politics.
  4. border wall
    For Lack of Anything Better to Do, Congress Resumes Border NegotiationsWheeling and dealing on border-security appropriations are pointless unless Trump gets involved or decides to take matters into his own hands.
  5. politics
    The Moment Trump Didn’t Expect at the State of the UnionDemocratic congresswomen stole his attempt at enthusiasm for women at work.
  6. state of the union address
    Abolish the State of the Union AddressRather than delivering a delayed address that won’t change anyone’s border wall stance, Trump should have seized the chance to end a dumb tradition.
  7. government shutdown
    Trump ‘Cucked’ Up the Government ShutdownRed America’s alpha male just picked a fight with a liberal septuagenarian woman — and lost. If anything can alienate Trump’s base, it’s that.
  8. politics
    Glad the Shutdown’s Over? Thank WorkersThe labor movement deserves credit for helping end the government shutdown.
  9. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Has Officially Outplayed Donald TrumpShe won the battle of the State of the Union.
  10. state of the union address
    Trump Blinks First in State of the Union Standoff With Nancy PelosiHe says he’ll give the speech after the shutdown ends.
  11. state of the union address
    Pelosi to Trump: No State of the Union Until You’ve Cleaned Up Your MessIf the president doesn’t end his shutdown by next Tuesday, the Speaker won’t let him onto her podium.
  12. government shutdown
    Shutdown Pushes Trump’s Disapproval to All-Time High in Two PollsSeventy percent of voters say a border wall isn’t worth a shutdown. A supermajority backs Pelosi’s plan to reopen the government without wall funding.
  13. government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown (Probably) Isn’t Ending Any Time SoonTrump’s peace offering is full of poison pills. Democrats show few signs of caving — and the Supreme Court just gave them a reason to stand firm.
  14. satire
    Imagined Letters Between Trump and PelosiWhat if they just kept writing to each other?
  15. politics
    This Is What Happens When Trump Has 24 Hours to Work on a ComebackDid his petulant letter to Nancy Pelosi really take a full day?
  16. the national circus
    With State of the Union Disinvitation, Pelosi Outmaneuvers Trump Once AgainPelosi knows how to push the levers of government, and how to push Trump’s buttons. It’s an unbeatable combination.
  17. government shutdown
    Pelosi Strongly Suggests That Trump Postpone State of the UnionThere’s no reason the House should have to host Trump’s televised speech, particularly when he’s shut down the government.
  18. government shutdown
    Trump Poised to Declare National Emergency After Failing to Show There Is OneThe president seems to be going through the motions of negotiating, just like he went through the motions with his Oval Office speech.
  19. california wildfires
    Trump Threatens Literal Scorched-Earth Policy to Punish CaliforniaIn apparent anger at California’s – and Nancy Pelosi’s – resistance to his policies, Trump again talks of cutting off disaster relief for wildfires.
  20. memes
    Trump’s Border Speech Was a Dud, But at Least the Memes Are GoodChuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi would like to talk to you.
  21. politics
    Pelosi Returns to Speakership With a Far More Cohesive Democratic MajorityPelosi’s last House majority had significant divisions and bore the burden of Obama’s agenda. Today’s Democrats must only fight and investigate Trump.
  22. government shutdown
    Latest White House Meeting on Government Shutdown Resolves NothingGoes to show that a lot of lower-level spadework and a ripening of political conditions must precede any deal to reopen the government.
  23. house democrats
    Democrats Are Fighting About Whether Deficits Matter. That’s Good.For decades, the Democratic Party was united in its reverence for balanced budgets. Now, that (regressive) consensus is dead.
  24. government shutdown
    Elusive Wall-for-DACA Deal Could Be Key to Ending Government ShutdownTrading relief for Dreamers for wall funding has long been on (or near) the table in Trump’s talks with Dems. But will he finally agree to a deal?
  25. government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown Will Continue As Long As Trump Thinks It Benefits HimThe GOP-controlled Senate won’t act without Trump, and he thinks he’ll come out on top in a long shutdown battle — despite evidence to the contrary.
  26. government shutdown
    Trump’s Border-Wall Shutdown Battle Drags On, With No End in SightNeither side has any incentive for a quick deal to return things to normal.
  27. politics
    Congress On Track to Put Off Spending Fight Until FebruaryThere’s a chance a spending deal can still be reached, but more likely, talks will drag on into 2019 — but with no government shutdown.
  28. government shutdown
    Government Drifts Toward Xmas Shutdown After Trump Blows Up TalksTrump’s Oval Office temper tantrum took everyone by surprise and left little time for negotiations on border wall funding.
  29. nancy pelosi
    Max Mara Will Reissue Nancy Pelosi’s Red CoatAn online frenzy drove the brand to bring it back.
  30. government shutdown
    Oops, Trump Now Needs the Votes of Those GOP House ‘Losers’ He MockedAre the lame-duck Republicans Trump scorned going to race back to Washington to help him save face in the shutdown battle? Probably not.
  31. house democrats
    Pelosi Clinches Speakership With Term-Limit AgreementShe’ll be out of leadership by 2022.
  32. nancy pelosi
    Here’s Why Everyone Is Talking About Nancy Pelosi’s CoatHer symbolic red coat became the most sought-after piece of clothing after her Tuesday meeting with Trump.
  33. linguistics
    What Is a Tinkling Contest and Why Must It End With One Covered in Skunk Tinkle?A linguist explains what Nancy Pelosi meant when she warned against getting in a “tinkle contest with a skunk.”
  34. the national circus
    Will Trump Follow Through on His Incredibly Dumb Threat?If he does trigger a shutdown, he will set his party back even further than he already has.
  35. culture
    Barry Jenkins Really Loves Nancy Pelosi’s CoatThe Moonlight director did a close-reading of Pelosi’s fashion choice after her tense meeting with Trump.
  36. the national interest
    Don’t Blame Trump for Losing the Shutdown Battle to These Legislative GeniusesA close analysis of how Democrats somehow outmaneuvered the great negotiator.
  37. politics
    Which Circle of Hell Do You Think This Is?Trump spent 17 minutes screaming while a catatonic Mike Pence looked on.
  38. government shutdown
    Trump Vows to Shut Down Government If He Doesn’t Get His WallThe president lost his temper and finally took total responsibility for a bad thing that may soon happen.
  39. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi May Accept 4-Year Term Limit on SpeakershipIt’s mainly a face-saving measure for anti-Pelosi rebels who, at most, can keep her from serving as House Democratic leader well into her 80s.
  40. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi’s Future in Doubt as House Dem Dissidents Go Public in OppositionAnti-Pelosi House Democrats are close to the numbers needed to force her to step down, but aren’t there yet, and don’t have their own candidate.
  41. nancy pelosi
    For First Act in Power, Dems Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to PassPelosi is plans to create a super-majority requirement for raising taxes on the middle class, a rule that could make single-payer impossible to pass.
  42. politics
    The Anti-Pelosi Democrats Have Started Plotting Against HerA group of House Democrats wants to prevent Pelosi from becoming speaker again, but they don’t have anyone willing to take her on.
  43. 2018 midterms
    Pelosi Hints at Retirement, But Not Until Trump’s GoneThe long-standing Democratic leader is addressing opposition to her among House candidates by calling herself “transitional.”
  44. 2018 midterms
    Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi OpponentDemocrat Abigail Spanberger had to remind her Republican opponent of her name after he mentioned Pelosi 21 times in a debate.
  45. 2018 midterms
    Democratic House, Republican Senate Now the Likeliest Midterm ScenarioHere’s what a newly divided government would mean.
  46. Will Losing the House Bring Down Kevin McCarthy’s Bid for Leadership?Ryan’s designated successor has no choice but to get out there on the campaign trail. But anything other than a GOP win could be dangerous for him.
  47. Bad News, Republicans, Voters Aren’t Afraid of Nancy PelosiA new CNN poll shows that the former Speaker isn’t the bogeyman the GOP wishes she was.
  48. Nancy Pelosi Rebukes Maxine Waters for Endorsing Harassment of Trump OfficialsThis is probably not a conversation Democratic leaders want to be having.
  49. Franklin Graham Invades ‘Godless’ CaliforniaIn the state where Billy Graham built his national reputation, Franklin Graham has embraced the Christian right activism his father rejected.
  50. Democrats Have Finally Found Their Midterm MessageThe party has boiled Trump’s scandals and the GOP’s regressive policies down into a one-word story: corruption.
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